Art Director


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Recreation is looking for an experienced Art Director to join our team. You will work with other talented designers, writers and strategists across multiple disciplines to develop engaging creative solutions.

Our ideal candidate has experience in brand design and digital. Motion design is a plus. This person shows skills as a conceptual designer, but also has the necessary skills to crank out production work when needed. Above all, a drive and passion for the craft of design is essential.

  • Produce high-quality visual designs—from concept to execution, with a focus on digital.
  • Create and iterate on creative executions that reflect an idea, reinforce/support messaging, and inject aesthetic quality into a brand and/or campaign.
  • Push creativity, challenge established thinking, and discover new ways of approaching (and solving) a problem within the creative team.
  • Mentor, and manage junior creatives.
  • Strong leader and collaborator who thrives in a group environment (both in person and remote).
  • Use abilities as a brand/product storyteller to develop unique concepts beyond visual.
Skills & Experience
  • 5-8 years of experience in graphic design in a professional environment.
  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications), HCI, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively.
  • Experience defining design systems that work across a larger brand.
  • Ability to communicate design thinking and process to clients and colleagues.
  • Experience collaborating with cross functional teams (e.g. writers, account executives, project managers, strategists).
  • An awareness of current industry and technology standards that pushes towards cutting-edge innovation.
  • Expert in design technologies (i.e. Photoshop, Figma, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.).
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Digital portfolio that demonstrates these skills and experience
  • Digital creative experience, particularly UX and UI design for websites
  • Motion design experience a plus

Careers at Recreation

Each position at Recreation is an integral part of our tight-knit team that helps brands make lasting impact. See something that catches your eye? Reach out or apply and we’ll be in touch.